Photograph of Beacon Hill

Beacon Hill

Woodhouse Eaves and surrounding area

Join members of the Leicester Sketch Club for this informal sketch day. There are many places to draw in this area so the aim is to meet up in the car park, form groups or go our separate ways and meet back at 1pm. A chance to explore this area for future visits.

10.30am Meet at the free public Car Park:

Village Hall, Main Street, Woodhouse Eaves,Loughborough, Leics LE12 8RZ.
The car park is beside the Village Hall. There is no charge for parking and public toilets are on site.

Meet at 1pm for coffee:

The Old Bulls Head, 134 Main Street, Woodhouse Eaves, Loughborough, Leics, LE12 8RZ. (Tel: 01509 890255)
The Old Bulls Head is along the main street and has parking.

Sketching options include:

Long Close Gardens:
Main Street, Woodhouse Eaves, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 8RZ. Open daily from April until mid October 10:30am to 4:30pm. If many want to go, let Emma know as she can book a group. Admission £4.00. Tel: 01509 890376.

Village and surrounding fields:
Walk down Meadow Road on the corner of the Pharmacy to get some nice countryside views.

Beacon Hill:
The Upper Car Park, off Beacon Road, (LE12 8SP) is best used for the summit, views and livestock.
The Lower Car Park, off Breakback Road, (LE12 8TA) is best used for the Labyrinth, Natural Play Area, Native Tree Collection and the majority of the chainsaw sculptures.

Directions By Bus: Contact Traveline East Midlands for timetable. (0871 2002233). Bus leaves St Margaret’s Bus Station (Bay 3) at 9.15 am and arrives at WE outside Gino’s Pear Tree Restaurant at 9.48am.

Booking - It would be good but not essential to let Emma know you are coming (see contacts below).

However, you are very welcome to just turn up at the days without registering your contact details but you will not be informed of cancellation.

M: 07981 983368